Northern Cyprus recently became the 54th member of the World Health Tourism Congress. Whereby Dubai has been also recognized as the fastest world epicenter of tourism and commercial marketing. The island’s weather is very excellent for the elderly even toddlers. We have started working on ambitious plans to attract more older tourists, especially from countries with long winter seasons.
Scandinavian countries like Finland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland and others which are coldest and got the harshest winters on the planet earth. The general purposes as real estate agencies and tourism brokerers is to invite them and make them feel at home and stay much longer than ordinary tourists.
About 10% of visitors to Northern Cyprus, the overwhelming majority are from Turkey mainland who doing their vacations to the island. Recently, some numbers of visitors from central Europe are frequenting the tourist hot-spots such as Girne and Famagusta which then growing in foreign exchange earnings and properties investment. The future prospects for both real estate and tourism remain positive.
Many people who visited Northern Cyprus before tend to think the tourism in the island is all about “sun, sea and sand.” in fact the glory is limitless. "We have to start talking about other factors in the tourism sector like history, nature, sport activities, and harvest tourism.In fact we have already started focusing on these activities. said Dr. Fikri Ataoğlu the tourism and environment minister of Northern Cyprus.
The island have a sparrow of 100,000 students from all over the world and highly developed medical universities and education centers. In addition to the education these universities provide.Yeni Duzen quoted Odul Muhtaroglu, ‘undersecretary of the state planning organisation’ saying there were about 122,000 people living in the north who were either foreign students, foreign workers or foreign residents, bringing the total population to 352,000.
Muhtaroglu said a study was being carried out on the projected population for 2018, adding that the figures he cited would increase due to the expectation of more foreign students.